Blog Posts in February, 2012

  • Do I Even Need a Lawyer?

    || 22-Feb-2012

    Almost without exception, one of the first things a prospective client says to me in the initial telephone consultation is, "I don't even know if I need a lawyer. Do you think I need a lawyer?" Without exception, my response is, "The insurance company already has a lawyer protecting its interests. Who's protecting yours?" The fact of the matter is that often times, the ...
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  • Light Duty Pay Sucks! Can They Do That?

    || 15-Feb-2012

    Short answer: Sometimes. If you are on restrictions from the authorized treating physician, your employer has two options. It can put you to work in an accommodated, light duty position or it can send you home and start paying you lost time, known as Temporary Total Disability (TTD). The second option is easy. If you are on TTD, they have to pay you two-thirds of your average weekly wage. The ...
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